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An introduction to gender, law, and society in Kenya.

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Published by Claripress in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Kenya.,
    • Women"s rights -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesConstitutional debate ;, no. 11, Kenya: constitutional debate series ;, no. 11.
      ContributionsCentre for Law and Research International.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSK516 .I58 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 49 p. ;
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3984638M
      ISBN 109966915389
      LC Control Number2001312346

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